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Home Storage: What to Look for During Your House Hunt

October 6, 2016
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You’re in the market for a new home, and at the top of your list: abundant storage space. Good news! Unlike many years ago when builders seemed to skimp on  home storage (tour any historic home and you’re practically guaranteed to find the closets lacking!), new homes typically allow ample room for all of your belongings.   Following are some storage opportunities to look for during your new home search: Cabinets. Make sure that your next home has plenty of cabinets in the kitchen, bathrooms…

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A Guide to Our Free Homebuyer Guides

July 26, 2016
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At Richmond American, we love helping new homebuyers attain the dream of homeownership. And with nearly 40 years in the industry, we’ve learned a thing or two about the process! Perhaps you’re just beginning your house hunt, or maybe you’ve already decided on a floor plan and community. Regardless of your stage in the homebuying process, we have compiled worksheets, tools and checklists to assist you along the way. Check out (and download!) our series of FREE guides, designed to help homebuyers stay organized, informed…

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New Homes Near Military Bases

March 22, 2016

Did you know we build new homes near more than 25 military bases in the US? Look for your duty station on the map below, then scroll down for links to your area’s communities and floor plans. Whether you’re tired of base housing (or the base housing waitlist), weighing your housing options for an upcoming PCS, or simply ready to put your tax-free BAH toward your own mortgage, instead of your landlord’s, give our New Home Specialists a call! They’ll help you find a community…

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New Communities—Coming in 2016!

March 2, 2016

We’re in for an exciting year with community grand openings in eight states from coast to coast! Here are just a few of the incredible neighborhoods that have recently opened, or will open this year.   Arizona Cave Creek (Phoenix) Canyon Ridge Estates ~ From the mid $600s The Estates at Sunrise Vista ~ Price coming soon Marana (Tucson) Willow Vista ~ Price coming soon Scottsdale (Tucson) Maderas ~ Price coming soon   California Chino McKenna Park ~ From the upper $400s Highland Serrano at Glenrose Ranch ~ From…

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Agrihoods: Returning to Our Roots

February 2, 2016

Ever wish you were on a first-name basis with the folks who grow your food? Do you secretly long to cultivate the crops alongside the farmers? If you answered yes to either (or both!) of these questions, you might want to consider moving to an agrihood. As its name implies, an agrihood is a neighborhood built around a central farm. And this type of sustainable suburban community is becoming increasingly popular among new homebuyers across the country. Chances are, you’ve heard of the “farm-to-table movement,”…

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